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PE-backed Six Red Marbles names EVP of operations and strategic solutions

Six Red Marbles, which is backed by Calvert Street Capital Partners, has hired Craig Alie as executive vice president of operations and strategic solutions. Previously, Alie worked at Iron Mountain where he most recently served as vice president for customer experience. Headquartered in Boston, Six Red Marbles is a learning programs and educational solutions provider.


Boston, Mass. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014

Six Red Marbles today announced that Craig Alie joins the company’s leadership team as Executive Vice President of Operations and Strategic Solutions.

“Craig has a notable, demonstrated ability to build and grow business while driving organizational change,” said Bob Fogel, CEO of Six Red Marbles. “His record of successfully scaling operations and enhancing the customer experience by leveraging technology is impressive, and we look forward to having such expertise on the leadership team.”

For 20 years, Six Red Marbles has developed blended learning materials, interactive curriculum and online courses for e-learning companies, educational publishers, schools and non-profit organizations, with the goal of engaging students through rich personalized experiences.

“Six Red Marbles’ rich heritage and deep knowledge of learning experience designTM makes it a highly-respected player in the education industry,” Alie said. “I’m thrilled to join such a talented group of passionate, committed individuals who are helping to reinvent education.”

Alie joins Six Red Marbles from Iron Mountain, Inc., a global provider of storage and information management services for Fortune 1000 and other companies, where he spent more than a decade in various leadership positions, most recently as Vice President for Customer Experience. Prior to that he was a managing director for Equiserve, L.P., a leader in outsourced shareholder services for clients such as IBM and Apple.

About Six Red Marbles
Six Red Marbles is an award-winning creator of innovative digital and blended learning programs and educational solutions. As the largest U.S.-based provider of learning experience designTM, content development and education technology (edtech) services, the Company works on approximately 250 projects each year for more than 50 customers including publishers, schools, universities, foundations and technology companies. Having identified a set of Six Core Principles as part of its Natural Learning ApproachTM, Six Red Marbles is able to partner with customers to develop interactive and engaging products that support personalized learning for students across the early childhood to adult education markets. Backed by Calvert Street Capital Partners, a lower middle market private equity group, the Company is headquartered in Boston, Mass., and has additional offices in Baltimore, Md.; Austin, Texas; and Delhi, India.